The seats for City Commissioners for Districts 1, 2, and 3 will be up for election on Tuesday, March 8, 2011. The incumbents in District 1, Fredd Atkins and in District 3, Kelly Kirschner have announced their retirement from the Commission. Richard Clapp, District 2, has announced his intention to seek a second four-year term this March. Here is the complete list of candidates who have qualified to be on the ballot. If you put your cursor on the candidate’s name, you will bring up facts about the candidate. Your vote is very important to the future of Downtown Sarasota, so remember get out to vote and take a voting eligible friend along.